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  1. Add the ability to travel via a location

    Just as you can with other SatNav software I like to use the Travel Via option to avoid certain areas or I prefer a certain route.

    3 votes
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  2. Petrol station prices

    I use this app every day http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/prezzi-benzina/id373044013?mt=8 to find a the best petrol station in terms of price.
    From my point of view, this app should be integrated in Waze.

    2 votes
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  3. When reporting map errors, allow short voice recording

    Many map errors reports have little or no description, as it requires too much dirver atention.

    If the the user to record an audio description, which can be downloaded/listened to/transcribed in Cartouche.

    29 votes
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  4. Ad a ”hide me at this address" function

    Suggestion: Make an option to hide me from view to all other wazers within a radius of ?200? meters from a selected address
    Why: For example, At home I want to follow my wife/husband coming from work, and I turn waze on, now everyone can see where I (my nickname) live. From there it is easy to track me when I am home or out at it becomes easy to track my routines.
    In the long run it would be nice if accepted friends could se you at home, and that you could choose our own radius.

    65 votes
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  5. referal

    There is available an access to 20 sites (further - more), would like to put on them referal the reference for downloading Waze.
    Question: whether it is possible to make that for everyone invited in Waze bonuses were added?

    3 votes
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  6. night icon

    The car icons are not very visible both on the day and the night maps. It would be helpfull if I would be able to select two icons: for day/night maps
    Another work around would be a white silhouette around the icon, so that a blue icon will be more visible over a a blue route, and a red one will be visible on a traffixc jam.
    A Zebra icon (like a British police car) can also be visible - yet less populare...

    2 votes
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  7. Add intelligence to traffic jam detection

    Often users parked will cause a false traffic jam to be reported, yet when stuck in traffic it is usual to be crawling or moving occasionally.

    When Waze detects traffic conditions and pops up the question of whether you are in traffic please change the default response dependant on whether the vehicle has been moving or not. If it has been totally stationary please set default response to 'No' as in a total traffic jam the driver will most likely spot the dialogue, only use 'Yes' as the default action when there has been some movement which is much more…

    15 votes
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  8. king of the road

    Like Foursquare, if you travel along a specific road the most, you get the title "King of the road"

    3 votes
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  9. Display direction of new road (e.g. I-10 *West*)

    Most of the time I get messed up using Waze is when I encounter a roadway or freeway turn where there may be immediate opportunity to go either way, e.g. I-10 East or I-10 West, or TriCity Parkway North vs. TriCity Parkway South. The display shows only "I-10" or "TriCity Parkway".

    11 votes
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  10. Interface useability

    Customize-able font colors (light brown is hard to read on my phone).
    Option to show current road.
    Ability to report illegal or impossible turn by selecting it from the turn-list screen.
    Adding address/nav point by clicking on map.

    2 votes
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  11. Add traffic light and bus stop option for the "Are you in traffic?" prompts.

    Often times the slowdowns detected are due to traffic lights or bus stops.

    6 votes
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  12. Event alerts-"On Route" as a default

    I am tired of seeing like 22 event alerts (cops, traffic, etc.) while driving my inputed route. when I hit the red exclamation mark it takes me to them and then I can select "On Route" to find out which one's only apply to the way I'm going...why not make the "On Route" button the default instead of "Around Me"???

    17 votes
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  13. Display photo from user report in popup

    In the client, reports can have photos attached, e.g. a photo of the accident or roadworks site can be attached to the report. The photo is displayed on the waze website in the live map.

    However, when other phone clients receive the road report, the photo is hidden and hard to display.

    This is a request to display the photo attached to the report maximized on screen for 5-10 seconds (together with a "report abuse" button) for hands-free operation of the client.

    7 votes
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  14. Integration API

    Waze needs an API for integrating third party apps in general. Others have suggested gtalk and geocaching specifically, but even the Foursquare and Facebook features could be made plugins.

    With a plugin API we could have gas price finders, access to location Wikis, and other features.

    7 votes
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  15. Delayed reports

    While you're driving, you haven't time to report. So it would be great if I can touch the screen to hold the real place where a report have to be placed. So you can complete the report when you stop.

    24 votes
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  16. suggestions

    I have a few suggestions to make to waze,
    * Is it possible to have a choice as to the tolls or not?
    * for future updates would it be possible to have an option to search by name wazer?
    * and finally for the road, allowing them to choose routes heavyweight?

    5 votes
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  17. Better ETA calculations.

    For some reason the ETA predictions by WAZE are way off. One example was at the start of my trip it predicted I would arrive around 10:30pm (this was at 8:30am). This figure remained constant until I was 2/3rds of the way there, when it got a little more accurate, but still 4 hours off. I actually arrived at 2:30pm.

    7 votes
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  18. Cache user updates when not connected.

    When driving through areas with no cell coverage or internet connection, I would like to be able to make updates. Waze should cache any updates I make using the coordinates of where the update was made, and then upload them as soon as I get connected again.

    4 votes
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  19. fade out old road traffic instead of not showing at all

    at the moment I can only see recent traffic reports, but not those that were reported for example 20minutes ago.
    It would be much more helpful if the client would always show the latest reported road traffic status.
    the color could be faded out over time to indicate how old a report is.
    the client should offer an option of the maximum age of reports that should be displayed and if a wazer reports that the road is free again, then the old report needs to be removed.

    6 votes
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  20. Automatic switch between sleep and unsleep mode

    It would be great (for saving autonomy) having a mode which turn the device screen into sleep mode (if Waze is active on the screen) and come back into active mode before some interesting action, such as a junction, an off ramp to drive, or eating roadgoodie. In the best case, the time the screen become active again would be dependant of speed.

    22 votes
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